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Cuban Third Baseman Bryan Ramos Called Up By White Sox

 Matt Tallarini  |    May 4th, 2024 12:24pm EDT

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The Chicago White Sox called up the No. 4 ranked prospect from their organization, according to MLBpipeline.com, Cuban third baseman Bryan Ramos from Double-A Birmingham on May 4, Francys Romero of beisbolfr.com reported.

According to the White Sox transaction page, Ramos will replace Danny Mendick on the current roster.

Ramos, 22, was born in La Habana, Cuba, and has played in the minor leagues with the White Sox since the 2019 regular season in the Arizona Complex League. He signed with the organization as an international free agent to a minor league contract on July 2, 2018.

In the 2024 regular season, Ramos played in 24 games with Double-A Birmingham and batted .182 in 98 plate appearances, smacking 16 hits, five doubles, two home runs, 11 RBI, two stolen bases, seven walks, and 28 strikeouts before being called up to the South Side ball club.

Ramos has started 24 games at third base through 199 innings, with 47 chances, 13 putouts, 34 assists, and turning three double plays.

During spring training, he played in 12 games with 15 at-bats, hitting .286 with four hits, one walk, and two strikeouts.

At the end of the 2023 regular season, Ramos played in the Arizona Fall League with the Glendale Desert Dogs. He played in 23 games and batted .267, ripping 23 hits, two doubles, four home runs, 10 RBI, nine walks, and 19 strikeouts.

During his rehab assignments last season, Ramos played several games with Low-A Kannapolis. He played in four games, hitting .125, recording two hits, one home run, two RBIs, and four strikeouts before being activated from the seven-day injured list on May 30, 2023, to Double-A Birmingham.

Ramos was optioned to Double-A Birmingham on March 12, 2023, and played in 77 games, hitting .272 with 339 plate appearances, smacking 79 hits, 10 doubles, one triple, 14 home runs, 48 RBI, four stolen bases, 38 walks, 75 strikeouts, and a .826 OPS.

During his five seasons in the minors, Ramos played in 391 games with a lifetime average of .255, dialing 377 hits, 67 doubles, 10 triples, 56 home runs, 230 RBI, swiping 23 bases, 160 walks, 347 strikeouts, and a .770 OPS.